Funding opportunity for 4-year PhD studentships
Based on mutual research interests, UEA has established a partnership with the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), based in Shenzhen, China. As part of this collaboration, applications are currently open for 4-year funded studentships supporting joint research projects though the UEA-SUSTech Split-Site PhD Programme. Students registered to this programme will carry out research at both UEA (Norwich, UK), and SUSTech (Shenzhen, China).
- To be considered for funding under this programme, applicants must meet UEA’s entry requirements for postgraduate research degrees.
- Funding for the cohort starting in October 2017 is only available to Chinese citizens.
For projects commencing in October 2017, funding will be available to support jointly developed projects between UEA and SUSTech academics in Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences (broadly defined, and relating to fields including biological sciences, mathematics and engineering).
Before submitting an application, candidates must contact a potential UEA supervisor to discuss a project suitable for the UEA-SUSTech Split-Site PhD Programme.
Here you will find a list of UEA supervisors having established collaborations with SUSTech, and potential PhD research subjects:
Spaces are still available to join the October 2017 cohort. We will accept applications until 31 May 2017 - 16:00 GMT. Applications will be processed as soon as they are submitted.
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University of East Anglia
The University of East Anglia is one of the leading research institutions in the UK, ranked in the UK Top 10 institutions for quality of research outputs. We have a large and diverse student community of over 16,000 students, including 1200 postgraduate research students and 3600 international students.
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Southern University of Science and Technology
The Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China. It is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.
SUSTech was born in 2011 with a mission to reform higher education in China. Since then, it has been widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator in collectively moving China's higher education forward to match China's ever-growing role in the international arena. SUSTech believes that curiosity drives learning and research, enabling the world to be a better place. Meanwhile, SUSTech recognizes its responsibility as an engine of economic development, encouraging entrepreneurial activities among its faculty and students.